#89: Louis Sarno, the Ba-Benjellé of the Central African Republic, and Their Beautiful Music
This is the full text of an introduction I wrote for the new, Trinity Press edition of Louis Sarno’s memoir, Song From The Forest. It was edited down, and stuff about other Pygmy groups and their music was taken out, so I am putting the original version here.
I long to get back to Yandoumbe and …Read More
Great News for the Forest Elephants in Dzanga-Sanga National Park
The following release has come from the Wildlife Conservation Society. I hope security has returned to the bai. Michael Fay, who brokered the agreement between the Central African Republic and Gabon that will allow Gabonese soldiers to help safeguard the forest elephants in the trinational World Heritage Site, is in Bayanga, presumably making sure the …Read More
sickening news for forest elephants
got this from Melissa Groo, who does Save the Elephants’ daily roundup of new stories about elephants around the world. Melissa (who is also a phenomenal bird photographer. we spent the last week of March on the Platte River in Nebraska where 600,000 sandhill cranes were doing their dances and fueling up for the trip …Read More